Life Flight

Mendota first responders were called to help early Saturday afternoon at the scene of a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Eighth Avenue and Second Street. 

Upon investigation of the traffic crash, officers learned that Salvador Tinajero, 56 of Mendota was travelling northbound on 8th Avenue approaching the 2nd Street intersection and he failed to yield the right of way of a west bound vehicle operated by Flor Salinas, 21 of Mendota. Tinajero was transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital via Life flight where he is in the critical care unit.

The traffic crash is still under investigation by the Mendota Police Department.

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